NEWS

Former Intern Welcomed as New Field Engineer |

We are very excited to welcome former intern Cooper Daffan back to our team in Herndon, Virginia. During his time with us in 2019, Cooper worked on the Crossroads Stations Apartments project. He is now joining us full time as a Field Engineer on the Washington & Lee High School project in Montross, Virginia. Cooper… Read more »

Richmond Team Welcomes New Assistant Project Manager |

Please help us welcome Assistant Project Manager Collin Gooch to our Richmond team. Collin grew up in Potomac, Maryland, 20 miles outside of Washington, D.C. His interest in construction began in elementary school when his parents led church mission trips to Kentucky. He helped perform light construction and exterior renovations/improvements. Collin received his bachelor’s degree… Read more »

Team Center Planning Manager Welcomed |

Please help us welcome Adam Dickerson to the Branch Builds family. He’s joining us in Roanoke as our Team Centered Planning Manager. Born and raised in Roanoke, Adam graduated from Virginia Military Institute in 1986 and spent 28 years serving in the U.S. Air Force as an aircraft maintenance officer and then as a political-military… Read more »

Welcoming Field Engineer Elliot Benson |

Meet our newest employee owner, Elliot Benson. He’s joining our team in Richmond as a Field Engineer. Elliot grew up in Northern Virginia in Loudoun County and watched the area grow from a collection of small towns to the sprawling suburbs of D.C. they are today. After graduating from high school, Elliot started working at… Read more »

Sales Effectiveness Manager Welcomed |

We are excited to welcome Janelle Becker to our Herndon team as a Sales Effectiveness Manager. Janelle was born in Austin, Texas, but moved to Northern Virginia as a child and grew up in the Reston area. Her father was a developer, so she was introduced to the construction industry at a young age. Janelle… Read more »

Superintendent Welcomed to Team |

Please help us welcome Richard Pasquale to the Branch Builds team. He’s joining our employee owners in Roanoke as a Superintendent. Rick started his career in construction in 1985 as a union carpenter. In 2000, he began working in construction management after earning an associate degree from Herkimer College in New York. Rick moved from… Read more »

Superintendent Joins Team |

Please join us in welcoming Superintendent Dave Young to our Richmond team. Dave grew up in the Tidewater area of Virginia and received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Virginia Military Institute. He’s been working in the commercial construction industry since 1995 and most recently served as a project superintendent for Howard Shockey &… Read more »

Senior Vice President Announced |

We are pleased to announce the recent promotion of Vice President Cathy Underwood to Senior Vice President & Regional Business Unit Leader.   In her new role, Cathy is responsible for identifying and pursuing new business opportunities, managing the overall wellbeing of business operations in Roanoke and Charlotte, and the staffing, planning, and execution of… Read more »

Going Green in the Construction Industry |

By 2030, LEED-certified projects will have diverted more than 540 million tons of waste from landfills. That’s a huge accomplishment when you consider the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) launched the rating system to the public just 20 years ago. Now, LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the most widely used green building… Read more »

Senior Estimator Joins Northern Virginia Office |

Please help us welcome Senior Estimator Jeff Clements to our team in Herndon, Virginia. Jeff was born and raised in Rochester, New York, attended Penn State University, and moved to the Washington, D.C., area in 2007 upon graduation. He’s worked with various general contractors in a preconstruction role for more than 10 years and has… Read more »